District 3
Supporting the transportation network of central Minnesota

District 3 Home | Construction | Project Studies & News | Hot Topics | ATP | Resources | News Archive | Contacts


Future Projects

2015-2018 and beyond
More

 

 

District News

We invite you to view recent news, real-time traffic, hot topics, future and current construction projects.

 

Regional Information

Use this City Listing to find your MnDOT district. Or, click on a region below for more information.

 

 

District Offices
Mn/DOT District 6 Mn/DOT District 1 Mn/DOT District 2 Mn/DOT District 3 Mn/DOT District 4 Metro District Mn/DOT District 8 Mn/DOT District 7 Mn/DOT District 8 Mn/DOT District 6 Mn/DOT District 1 Mn/DOT District 2 Mn/DOT District 3 Mn/DOT District 4 Metro District Mn/DOT District 8 Mn/DOT District 7 Mn/DOT District 8

 

District 3 — Central Minnesota

 

Corridors of Commerce projects

 

MnDOT has selected $70 million in Corridors of Commerce projects for FY 2015 ---includes the $45 million expansion of Highway 371 to four lanes from Nisswa to Jenkins. Construction to begin in 2016. See the governor's announcement.

 

About District 3

The district encompasses much of central Minnesota, has two full service offices - headquarters in Baxter, with a second office in St. Cloud, including a lower level training center.

 

 


Hwy 371 Bypass bridge south of Baxter/Brainerd.
District 3 has the largest population base outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area and continues to experience growth.


Services
MnDOT district employees plan, design, construct and maintain the state and federal highway systems. They also manage the aid and assistance given to county and city systems that qualify for state and federal dollars. District 3 provides transit, trail and rail transportation services as well.


If you are interested in public involvement with our transportation projects, please go to District 3’s Area Transportation Partnership page for more information.


Counties Served

District 3 serves all or parts of Aitkin, Benton, Cass, Crow Wing, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright counties.

 

Mn/DOT Truck
Twenty truck stations are strategically located throughout the district and staffed with experienced employees who keep the roadways safe and maintained.

District Supports

District fact sheet

 

Projects

 

A few major projects:

 

Project dates subject to change

Web pg: J Seelen

 

511 coverage for East Central Minnesota 511 coverage for East Central Minnesota Real time traffic info in East Central Minnesota 511 coverage for East Central Minnesota

Quick Links

 

Statewide and District Investment Plans

Connect with us